Boston Redevelopment Authority

Type: Organization
Name: Boston Redevelopment Authority
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

BRA OKs $138 Million Mixed-Use Development in Mission Hill

By Grecu, Associate EditorThe Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) has approved a much-needed redevelopment plan for Parcel 25, an approximately two-acre lot bordered by Tremont, Gurney and Station Streets in Boston’s Mission Hill neighborhood that was ... [Published Commercial Property Executive - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Millennium Tower Construction Photos: There's a Boston Skyscraper Competition

shareLast Monday's Millennium Tower update preceded a report that one of Boston's wealthiest entrepreneurs, Steve Belkin, has construction plans of his own–plans to build a 740-foot skyscraper in the Financial District , that is. If Belkin's tower proposal ... [Published Bostinno - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Boston has designs on Huntington

It’s home to the Boston Symphony Orchestra, New England Conservatory, Huntington Theatre Co., Northeastern University, Museum of Fine Arts, Massachusetts College of Art and Design and Wentworth Institute of Technology.And now the Boston Redevelopment ... [Published Boston Herald - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

Winthrop Square Skyscraper Plan Resurrected

Another day, another proposed skyscraper in downtown Boston.The latest one comes from developer Steve Belkin, who has come back with a scaled-down plan for a 740-foot tower in Winthrop Square. Belkin proposed a 1,000-foot tower in 2006 on the site of ... [Published Banker & Tradesman - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

HUD grant could bring major redevelopment to Lower Roxbury

Across from the Boston Police headquarters on Tremont Street near Ruggles, the Whittier Street public housing development sits alone, surrounded by an expanse of vacant lots.That could all change in the next two years.City planners are working with two ... [Published Bay State Boston Banner - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Beaned-Town: Mass. Pols Boo Red Sox Crony Capitalism But Don't Do Anything About It

In the 2010 movie The Town, Ben Affleck attempts to heist more than $3 million from Fenway Park by dressing up as a Boston cop. In real life, Fenway Park’s owners grabbed what some say will amount to more than $300 million from the city of Boston ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Boston Redevelopment Authority seeking outside consultant to assess planning operation

The Boston Redevelopment Authority is looking for an outside consultant to size up the agency's planning division and recommend ways to make the review of proposed projects more efficient and transparent.Some developers and members of the public have ... [Published Boston Business Journal - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Developers of new projects now must file electronically with Boston Redevelopment Authority

Effective today, would-be developers of new projects must file applications and related documents electronically with the Boston Redevelopment Authority — a huge change for a quasi-public agency that has coped with more than its share of paper over the ... [Published Stock Nod - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

16-story tower on East Boston waterfront wins BRA approval

A Portland, Oregon, developer that recently bought an empty industrial building on the East Boston waterfront won approval from the Boston Redevelopment Authority Thursday night to renovate and expand it into a 16-story residential tower.Gerdin Edlin ... [Published Boston Business Journal - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

New B.U. research building wins Boston Redevelopment Authority approval

Boston University’s proposal to build a nine-story research building on the site of parking lot off of 610 Commonwealth Avenue won unanimous approval from the Boston Redevelopment Authority board last night.The $140 million life sciences building will ... [Published Boston Business Journal - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

B.R.A. approves redevelopment of Mission Hill site razed by government decades ago

A nearly 2-acre parcel of land in Mission Hill that was cleared in the 1960s for the construction of an I-95 extension that never was built, and has been a blight on the neighborhood since then, is set to be replaced in three phases by residential and ... [Published Boston Business Journal - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Boston City Council approves appointment of Ten Landsmark to the Boston Redevelopment Authority

and the latest in a series of major first-year appointments that have included a new police and fire commissioner.Walsh is expected to appoint a new school superintendent in January.The appointment of Landsmark was held up at first due to his exit from ... [Published MassLive - Sep 11 2014]

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...In order to implement this, the study suggests bolster public-private partnerships "into which all developers/owners would pay to finance infrastructure-scale resiliency measures, such as a seawall/harborwalk, canals, or green infrastructure."
"In today's economy entrepreneurship and innovation can offer flexible career choices for everyone, from a resident's first job to those looking to start a second or even third career,” said Chief of Economic Development John Barros. “Having the ability and support to create and grow businesses can only make our neighborhoods and communities stronger."
...used grant funding several years ago to come up with a plan for redeveloping the plaza," The BRA's director of communications Nick Martin told me. "We've had conversations with Mayor Walsh's administration about where the plan stands and if they'd like to do anything differently."
His dream building would be comprised of a hotel, office and retail spaces, and potentially condo units on the top floors. But: "In an interview with the Globe, Belkin said he had not decided whether to build the condominiums. Without them, the building would rise to 650 feet but still be the tallest building in the downtown area."

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6 Visuals for How Boston Can Adapt to Rising Se... [Published Bostinno - 18 hours ago]
Paul McMorrow: No more winks, nods on big downt... [Published Boston Globe - Sep 30 2014]
Mayor Walsh Forms Neighborhood Innovation Distr... [Published Citybizlist - Sep 30 2014]
BRA OKs $138 Million Mixed-Use Development in M... [Published Commercial Property Executive - Sep 29 2014]
Millennium Tower Construction Photos: There's a... [Published Bostinno - Sep 29 2014]
Entrepreneur proposes 740-foot Financial Distri... [Published Daily Free Press - Sep 29 2014]
The Evil Empire: How the Underdog Red Sox Becam... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 27 2014]
Mayor Walsh is Forming a 'Neighborhood Innovati... [Published Bostinno - Sep 26 2014]
Boston has designs on Huntington [Published Boston Herald - Sep 26 2014]
Is City Hall Plaza the Perfect Place for a Publ... [Published Bostinno - Sep 25 2014]
Winthrop Square Skyscraper Plan Resurrected [Published Banker & Tradesman - Sep 25 2014]
An Uber-Wealthy Boston Entrepreneur Wants to Bu... [Published Bostinno - Sep 25 2014]
Joseph Marchese Versus the Red Sox [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 25 2014]
HUD grant could bring major redevelopment to Lo... [Published Bay State Boston Banner - Sep 25 2014]
New skyscraper proposed for downtown Boston [Published Boston Globe - Sep 25 2014]
Beaned-Town: Mass. Pols Boo Red Sox Crony Capit... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 24 2014]
Boston Redevelopment Authority seeking outside ... [Published Boston Business Journal - Sep 23 2014]
Fenwaygate: How the Red Sox Suckered Boston int... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 23 2014]
$140M BU Life Science Center Approved [Published Banker & Tradesman - Sep 22 2014]
Designers of 'The Lawn on D' Will Reimagine the... [Published Bostinno - Sep 22 2014]
Developers of new projects now must file electr... [Published Stock Nod - Sep 22 2014]
$138M Transit Oriented Development Coming to Mi... [Published Citybizlist - Sep 22 2014]
Mixed-Income Housing Project Near MBTA Fairmoun... [Published Citybizlist - Sep 22 2014]
Small Housing Project Slated for 135 Athens St ... [Published Citybizlist - Sep 22 2014]
BRA backs housing on Mission Hill [Published Boston Herald - Sep 20 2014]
BRA Approves Luxury Apartment Complex On East B... [Published Banker & Tradesman - Sep 19 2014]
BU's New, Recently Approved Research Building I... [Published Bostinno - Sep 19 2014]
Boston City Council approves construction of 9-... [Published Daily Free Press - Sep 19 2014]
16-story tower on East Boston waterfront wins B... [Published Boston Business Journal - Sep 19 2014]
New B.U. research building wins Boston Redevelo... [Published Boston Business Journal - Sep 19 2014]
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The Evil Empire: How the Underdog Red Sox Becam... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 27 2014]
In the early 1990s, when entrepreneurs challenged the monopoly held by vendors inside Fenway Park by selling their own programs on the sidewalks surrounding it, Harry M. Stevens, Inc. responded by sending their own salesmen into the streets to compete. ...
Joseph Marchese Versus the Red Sox [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 25 2014]
Joseph Marchese is quick to point out that his lawsuit doesn’t name the Boston Red Sox as a defendant. The lifelong fan insists, “The Red Sox have nothing to do with it.” The Everett, Massachusetts, lawyer and restaurateur has filed suit against ...
Beaned-Town: Mass. Pols Boo Red Sox Crony Capit... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 24 2014]
In the 2010 movie The Town, Ben Affleck attempts to heist more than $3 million from Fenway Park by dressing up as a Boston cop. In real life, Fenway Park’s owners grabbed what some say will amount to more than $300 million from the city of Boston ...
Fenwaygate: How the Red Sox Suckered Boston int... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 23 2014]
“It was the worst abuse I’ve ever seen in state or city government since I took over as Inspector General,” observes Gregory Sullivan, the Massachusetts taxpayer’s watchdog under governors Mitt Romney and Deval Patrick. Last season, in the hours ...
Going forward, a look back [Published Harvard Gazette - May 29 2014]
June 2013 Legendary crew coach Harry Parker , who joined Harvard in 1960 and helmed the Crimson’s heavyweight program starting 50 years ago, dies June 25 at the age of 77 after mentoring generations of Harvard rowers and U.S. Olympians. Harry ...
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